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Planetarium Feature Film: Exoplanets May 7-8

on May 4, 2016 - 8:03am
Exoplanets is a planetarium fill that uncovers planets in other solar systems. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:

Pajarito Environmental Education Center is showing Exoplanets at 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium.

Exoplanets takes audiences on a journey to observe planets beyond the solar system and uncover the science and astronomy behind their discovery.
 
Casper Planetarium produced this exciting full-dome film. Tickets may be purchased by phone or at the nature center at $6 for adults and $4 for children. This movie is recommended for ages four and up.

Brown Bag Concert: Trio de Los Alamos Noon Today

on May 4, 2016 - 5:57am

Trio de Los Alamos with violinist Brian Newnam, pianist Cindy Little and cellist Shanalyn Kemme, performs at noon today in the sanctuary of the United Church. File photo

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council continues its 2015-2016 Brown Bag Performance Series with the Trio de Los Alamos at noon today in the sanctuary of the United Church. They will perform  works by composers Aarre Merikanto and Camille Saint-Saens.

The Trio, whose members are violinist Brian Newnam, pianist Cindy Little and cellist Shanalyn Kemme, have been playing together for 13 years.

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Letter To The Editor – Congratulations To The Olions

on May 4, 2016 - 5:14am
By JOHN and JESS CULLINAN
Los Alamos

Congratulations to the Olions on their successful production of Spamalot, and on their well deserved nominations for the inaugural Popejoy Awards.

It’s exciting to see the hard work and devotion of our talented youth pay off in such a rewarding way.

We note in the recent news coverage that many of the people who shared in the responsibility for the success of the production were not recognized, and knowing that theatre is first and foremost a collaborative art form, we think they should be mentioned:

  • Jason Rutledge for his skillful musical direction;

LAHS's Presley Gao Performs Schumann Piano Concerto With New Mexico Philharmonic In Albuquerque

on May 3, 2016 - 12:05pm

Los Alamos High School freshman and pianist Presley Gao on stage to perform with the New Mexico Philharmonic April 24 in Albuquerque. Courtesy photo

Pianist Presley Gao of Los Alamos, left, with conductor Dr. Daniel Cummings at the reception after the concert. Courtesy photo

Pianist Presley Gao of Los Alamos with Jackie McGehee, left, founder of the competition, and his teacher Dr. Jacquelyn Helin at the reception after the concert. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Los Alamos High School 9th grade student Presley Gao took the stage April 24 in the First United Methodist Church of Albuquerque

Whimsical 'Edward Scissorhands' At Library Thursday

on May 3, 2016 - 10:34am
Movie poster for 'Edward Scissorhands.' Courtesy photo
 
Review by KELLY DOLEJSI
Los Alamos
 

Calling all topiary and Avon aficionados: Tim Burton’s classic “Edward Scissorhands” (1990, PG-13) will screen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library.

 

In this timeless story, earnest Avon lady Peg Bogg (Dianne Wiest), unable to sell to her friends, decides to try her luck at the scary castle at the end of the street. In it, she finds Edward (Johnny Depp), an artificial man created by a brilliant inventor (Vincent Price) who died before completing Edward’s hands.

Scenes From Hike Around Shiprock

on May 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Scene from a Tuesday hike around Shiprock. Shiprock is a monadnock rising nearly 1,583 feet above the high-desert plain of the Navajo Nation in San Juan County. Its peak elevation is 7,177 feet above sea level. Photo by Robert Beberniss
 
Scene from a Tuesday hike around Shiprock. Photo by Robert Beberniss
 
Scene from a Tuesday hike around Shiprock. Photo by Robert Beberniss
 
Scene from a Tuesday hike around Shiprock. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Sunset From Municipal Building

on May 3, 2016 - 8:53am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunset greeted people leaving Monday's final budget hearing for FY 2017 at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Children's Author Dirk Wales Interactive Show At Mesa Public Library Promotes Storytelling

on May 2, 2016 - 7:33pm
Children's author Dirk Wales' new show in the Upstairs Gallery at Mesa Public Library for the month of May encourages you to tell your own stories. Courtesy photo
 
Dirk Wales encourages kids to tell their own stories at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

There’s a new show in the Upstairs Gallery at Mesa Public Library for the month of May - and it encourages you to tell your own stories. Artist and author Dirk Wales is on a mission to have others experience the joys of story-telling.

Dirk Wales has been a story-teller his whole life, in one form or another- through film,

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